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Iran can create a nuclear bomb in 12 days

The United States has expressed concern about Iran’s likely progress in uranium enrichment. According to one of the top Pentagon officials, Colin Kahl, the Islamic Republic is capable of creating a nuclear bomb in about 12 days.

Iran’s nuclear progress since we withdrew from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action has been staggering. In 2018, when the previous administration decided to withdraw from the JCPOA, it would have taken Iran about 12 months to produce a fissile material bomb. Now it would take about 12 days

– said the third official of the US Department of Defense.

Causing concerns in the Pentagon and the supply of Russian uranium to China. According to the US military, this could indicate an increase in the production of weapons-grade plutonium in China. US Undersecretary of Defense for Nuclear Policy Richard S. Johnson believes that in the near future Washington will face new competitors with modern nuclear weapons. The actions of China and Iran in the development of nuclear weapons with the participation of Russia will bring adjustments to the policy of combating weapons of mass destruction.

Israel is also actively calling for a pre-emptive strike and the destruction of the Iranian nuclear bomb. The former head of Israel’s National Security Agency, Tamir Khaiman, believes that one should not wait for an order from the commander-in-chief to strike Iran’s likely nuclear facilities.

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